Police searching for missing 9yo boy in Avalon

UDPATE: A missing nine-year-old boy has been found safe and well in Avalon.

Henry was located about 10.50am by a member of the public in Belleview Avenue.

He has been re-united with his family.


Police would like to thank the media and members of the community involved in the search.

EARLIER: Police are appealing for the assistance of the public to locate a nine-year-old boy who went missing this morning.

Henry was last seen by his parents about 9.30am on Saturday, in the backyard of his home in Bellview Avenue, Avalon.

Henry does not speak or respond to his name.

He is described as being Caucasian appearance, 150cm tall with a slim build. He has shoulder length blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing navy blue shorts, a white T-shirt with a surfer on the front and no shoes.

He may become distressed if approached; if located call police immediately and keep the child in sight.